Academic Ranking of World Universities

Loughborough University
English Name: Loughborough University
Region: Northern Europe
Country: UK
Found Year: 1909
Address: Epinal Way

Loughborough University has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and for world-leading research and innovation. It is also the country’s premier university for sport, with an outstanding record of achievement in both performance and the underpinning academic disciplines of exercise and health sciences.


In recognition of its contribution, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education – most recently for its research and skills development in High Value Manufacturing to create economic growth.


Loughborough’s work is driven by society’s need to address real-life issues, with world-leading academics pursuing research that tackles and solves vital human challenges. The University contributes at the highest levels to new knowledge and understanding, helping business to compete more effectively, shaping public policy and improving people’s quality of life.


Commercial potential is also at the heart of Loughborough’s research. The University has long standing collaborative links with businesses and public and voluntary organisations and a strong record of fostering innovation.


Pioneering research and enterprise are integrated with teaching to provide the very best learning experience for the University’s students. It enables them to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities required by employers and equips them for every aspect of their life and career.


The quality of education and the award-winning experience the University provides for its students has led to an outstanding record for student satisfaction. Loughborough was ranked first in the UK and globally for overall satisfaction out of 47 participating universities from around the world in the autumn 2014 international and UK Student Barometer. 95% of Loughborough students said they were satisfied with the University overall and 92% said they would recommend Loughborough to those considering applying to university.


In 2015 the University will open a second campus – Loughborough University London – on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, offering postgraduate education, research and enterprise opportunities in design innovation, digital technologies, entrepreneurship, media and creative industries, and sport business.

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